Cradlepoint Rugged Wireless Networking

The Cradlepoint COR IBR1100 Series is a compact, ruggedized 3G/4G/LTE networking solution designed for mission-critical connectivity in the most challenging environments. Ideal for in-vehicle networks including police cars, ambulances, and mass transit, this cloud-managed solution provides organizations the ability to scale deployments quickly and manage their vehicle networks easily in real-time. With an extensive list of safety and hardening certifications, the COR IBR1100 is engineered to protect against extreme temperatures, humidity, shocks, vibrations, dust, water splash, reverse polarity, and transient voltage.

Panasonic FZ-Q1

The Panasonic Toughpad® FZ-Q1 is a semi-rugged tablet specifically designed for working away from the traditional office setting. Featuring shock-absorbing technology, a serviceable-battery, fanless, magnesium chassis, three-year warranty and resistance to dust and dirt giving it the durability and lower total cost of ownership you need. And as the only tablet in its class with an optional 4G LTE multi carrier modem with satellite GPS built in, it’s ready to go wherever your job takes you

Panasonic Introduces Windows 10 IoT Tablet: The FZ-F1

Introducing the slim, fully-rugged Panasonic Toughpad® FZ-F1 — the all-in-one handheld you’ve been waiting for. Dirt, drop and water resistant, it’s the choice for unrelenting conditions. With a quad-core processor, angled rear-facing barcode reader, optional stylus pen and warm-swappable long-lasting battery, you won’t miss a beat. The Toughpad FZ-F1 comes with the latest Windows 10 IoT with enterprise-grade security, manageability and native device interoperability that enables the Internet of Things.

Plus, with built-in multi-carrier 4G LTE, voice capabilities, and dual SIM cards, the FZ-F1 is ready to go where business takes you. And if it takes a six-foot drop, don’t worry — the FZ-F1 can handle it, so you can work in unrelenting conditions. So get to work.

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Military-Grade Rugged Tablets Must Prove Genuine Protection against Environmental Threats

When it comes to military computing, it’s not enough to say your mobile PC solution can protect troops – and data –deployed in response to real-world conflicts. They already face an infinite number of threats from unknown terrain, and unpredictable enemies. Even during training exercises, reconnaissance missions, and routine peace-keeping operations, challenges can arise that require real-time data access to make informed decisions, receive vital intelligence, and initiate fast, coordinated action. Deploying mobile PC devices that aren’t truly impervious to the harmful effects of unavoidable environmental elements – such as fine sand particles or extreme temperatures – will only further threaten the safety and security of your troops and the nations they’re trying to protect.

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Xplore XSLATE D10: Powered by Android

When your line of business demands the flexibility of Android™, choose Xplore’s XSLATE D10 Fully Rugged Tablet. Driven by Android 5.1, Lollipop and powered by Intel’s Atom™ CPU, this bigger, stronger, and more secure tablet will win at every workplace challenge. The 10.1” C1Z2/ATEX compliant D10 enables HAZLOC productivity, and it has more connectivity and performance capabilities than any other Android mobile PC. This rugged tablet proves that Android can mean (tough) business.

With Intel’s x86 ATOM™ CPU and the rare advantage of 4GB RAM at your fingertips, the D10 works harder and faster without expending more energy. This 2.4 lb., 64GB SSD powerhouse saves your battery’s power and gives you twice the storage space of other Android devices – rugged or not – while easily executing your most data-heavy workflows. With a single fully rugged tablet and up to 20 hours of battery life, we’ve just doubled your mobile productivity potential.

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Panasonic Introduces the CF-20 Detachable Tablet

The Panasonic Toughbook® 20 is a fully rugged, lightweight laptop that easily detaches to become a 10.1″ tablet. And it only takes one hand. The detachable laptop features a durable MIL-STD-810G and IP65 design along with a magnesium alloy chassis, so it can take the abuse of most any job site. At only 3.9 pounds, this 2-in-1 machine is good on the go. The clever built-in handle also functions as a kickstand, providing on-the-job flexibility. And even as the workday gets longer, power won’t be a problem. The optional bridge battery allows hot swap battery replacement without disruption. The gloved multi touch display is sunlight-viewable, making this hybrid laptop perfect for rugged outdoor environments. With this detachable laptop tablet at your side, you can handle anything the workday throws at you.

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What is C1D2 Certification for Tablets?

CID2 is an ANSI/ ISA North American certification for hazardous locations. It covers three types of hazardous locations categorized by Class I (gases, vapors, and liquids), Class II (dusts), and Class III (fibers and flyings). Division 1 means normally explosive and hazardous, and Division 2 protects against elements not normally present in an explosive concentration but that may accidentally exist.

Consider an off-shore oil rig. It’s typically a complex with housing, offices, operations control rooms, and a drilling platform – all of which are almost uncomfortably close to one another. The drilling platform often has an explosive atmosphere (for obvious reasons), and oil companies need to ensure that any electronic device brought near the drilling area be certified as safe for use around those common spark and high heat elements. Not only for the workers on the platform but the safety of all personnel and infrastructure confined to the rig.

One way to confidently ensure this level of safety is to equip all mobile users with electronic devices that are either C1D2 or ATEX certified. Oil rig operators are concerned that, despite policy and warning signs, workers may accidentally carry a non-compliant mobile computer from their office onto the platform. The risk of a “simple” mistake like this is too much of a risk to take. Other oil and gas operations have decided that their procedures are robust and simply limit access to secure explosive areas to approved workers with C1D2/ATEX-certified rugged tablets. Either approach is viable.

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Panasonic Arbitrator 360: Full 360 Evidence Capture

The Arbitrator 360°™ HD rugged in-car digital video recording system leads the industry in image quality and precision for unmatched critical mobile video evidence capture. Its full HD 1080p front camera delivers amazing clarity and ultra-accurate color representation, and the system supports up to five cameras of simultaneous recording for a full 360-degree view to maximize situational awareness.

Intelligently Engineered and Military-tough

Built to survive the demands of law enforcement use, the Arbitrator 360®™ HD system is MIL-STD- 810G-tested for resistance to shock, vibration, extreme temperatures, dust, moisture and other harsh conditions. Designed based on years of extensive feedback from law enforcement agencies across the country, the Arbitrator 360° HD system’s video technology is purpose-built on the foundation of Panasonic i-PRO surveillance cameras.